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This Sept. 10, 2013, photo shows Polk County Sheriff personnel investigating the death of 12-year-old girl, Rebecca Ann Sedwick, at an old cement plant in Lakeland, Fla. Officials are looking into if they can file charges under a new Florida state law that covers cyber-bullying. (AP Photo/The Lakeland Ledger, Ernst Peters)

Florida girl was bullied for months before suicide

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TAMPA, Fla. — For nearly a year, as many as 15 girls ganged up on 12-year-old Rebecca Ann Sedwick and picked on her, authorities say, bombarding her with online messages such as "You should die" and "Why don't you go kill yourself."

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At some point, Rebecca decided she couldn't take it anymore.

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